EDOGAWA RAMPO, THE HUMAN CHAIR LP – READ BY LAURENCE R. HARVEY, SCORE BY SLASHER FILM FESTIVAL STRATEGY NATURAL WHITE . Not once,” Chin-hua answered without any hesitation, her face glowing as she crunched on the melon seeds in her mouth. edogawa ranpo Edogawa Ranpo. The Human Chair is a scary story about a strange person who carries out a very It is based on an old Japanese story by Edogawa Rampo.

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I therefore decided on another course of action, namely, to add in every way to her comfort and thus awaken in her a natural love for—the chair!

The sofa was auctioned off and relocated into the home of a Japanese political official. That woman was the writer who was reading the story.

So how would you react? However, as the chair itself was obviously an extraordinarily heavy one, no suspicions were aroused, and before long I could feel the vibration of tge rattling handcart being pulled along the streets.

Human Chair

Gradually the truth seemed to dawn on me. Please keep up your good work.

I then realized fully and deeply that as a Japanese I really craved a lover of my own kind. Born in Mie Prefecture, he graduated in from Waseda University and took on a series of odd jobs, working as an accountant, clerk, salesman, and peddler of noodles from a cart, before discovering his vocation as a writer. Maybe, after all, it was just a letter. Could you meet me once, just once?

For those wishing to get in touch, you can contact me in a number of ways. One day, after the completion of a luxurious sofa commissioned for the lobby of a new hotel, he realized that it was his masterpiece.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Just imagine yourself in my queer position, Madam, and reflect for a brief moment on the utterly unnatural state of affairs.

As it was a large armchair, with the seat covered right down hyman the level of the floor, and furthermore, as the back-rest and arm-supports were all large in dimensions, I soon contrived to make the cavity inside large enough to accommodate a man without any danger of exposure. I was a carpenter by trade and I worked all day in a factory, making furniture.

However, I implore you to believe me when I state that, despite the extreme ugliness of my face, within my heart there humaan always burned a pure and overwhelming passion!

A reader of my post about how H. It’s weird and kind cjair spooky in its own way, and could be an allegory Even before Yoshiko had read many pages, some premonition of cgair had caused her to become deadly pale. Now that she had finished, her premonition was proved correct.

Buckle up, Doabites, I am about to spoil a story, though thankfully this is the kind of story, I’d say, that spoilers do not absolutely ruin. Imagine a chair like the one pictured above, hollowed out so a craftsman can hjman inside. I have but one request.

Again her name was written in that same familiar scrawl. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Other distinguishing factors consisted of the curve of the spine, the breadth of the shoulder blades, the length of the arms, and the thickness of their thighs as well as the contour of their bottoms. And I love it! What you are about to read will shock you. When I learned of this new development, I immediately felt the greatest of disappointments.

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Whenever she became tired from sitting long in one position on my humble person, I would slowly move my knees and embrace her more warmly, making her more snug.


After a couple of good hauls, he could leave by the front door as a semi-rich man.

As I worked, I felt like an artist creating a great masterpiece. The purchaser was a high-ranking official who lived in Cahir. Actually, this particular type of chair was to have been imported from abroad, but through the persuasion of my employer, who admired my skill as a chair-maker, I received the order.

Feast of Poetry & Drink of Prose: “The Human Chair” by Edogawa Rampo

For some reason the foreign proprietor of the hotel humaj forced to leave for his homeland, and as a result the management was transferred to Japanese hands. For this reason, in woodworking circles I came to enjoy the special privilege of accepting only orders for luxury chairs, ramlo complicated requests for unique carvings, new designs for the back-rest and arm-supports, fancy padding for the cushions and seat—all work of a nature which called for skilled hands and patient trial and study, work which an amateur craftsman could hardly undertake.

At first, no doubt, the idea found its seed in my secret yearning to keep the chair for myself. Furthermore, as I could never stand up straight, my muscles became taut and inflexible, and gradually I began to crawl instead of walk to the washroom.

How would you react? SFK, you need to check out his works and maybe post some of them here in the form of your own story.